The kiss, which can simply be defined as the gesture of touching with the lips, can convey a variety of feelings. It can be as simple as a greeting between friends. It can be a gesture of pure love and joy, as the tender kiss a parent gives his/her new born child. It can demonstrate passionate love between spouses, as the one described in the Song of Solomon. It can be bittersweet, as the kiss given to a loved one when saying goodbye. And, it can also be the kiss of death, as the one Judas gave Jesus before betraying him for 30 pieces of silver. Through out time, the Kiss has inspired artists of all genres such as Bob Carlisle and Randy Thomas, who wrote the father and daughter song, Butterfly Kisses; J. M. Barrie, who wrote about Wendy's innocent kiss in the children's literary classic, Peter Pan: and Auguste Rodin, who sculpted the adulterous couple in The Kiss. So when you hear someone say, "A Kiss Is Just A Kiss," remember that it can really be a lot more than touching with the lips.
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I love your cross....we need to carry it daily.
And your narrative on the "kiss" very insightful and interesting to read...Also how many of us have signed a comment, or a letter or a card with XOXOXO Another form of a kiss.
So with that I will leave you with a sincere Christian brotherly kiss. Have a great day!!
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I love the card and the text.
Although the sculpture of The Kiss by Rodin, is of
an adulterous couple, I do find it rather appealing.
Glad you're back this week, I do enjoy your posts,
hope your work load has decreased now and you are
able to enjoy life again.
Great entry for 'K'.
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A kiss is something special.. and i only give it to people i realy love.
And whenever i do it, i do it from a feeling of love.
Other kind of kisses i don't want to give nore receive ;-)
Have a nice abc-week / day
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Thanks for sharing with us at "OBW"
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love that happy cupcake tag-sure to brighten anyone's day, and your beautiful cross painting has such a wonderful energy. A happy and blessed weekend to you and yours.
Happy weekend to you.